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Spokeshave Bevel

09-10-2017 05:22 PM by nutmegger13

Hello, I am new to this site. I am starting to make some spoons and spatul...

4 09-10-2017 10:35 PM
View David's profile

Jack plane for starters

08-16-2017 06:13 PM by David

Hello, I am relatively new to woodworking, I did build couple of tables an...

35 09-10-2017 03:47 AM
View frankpino's profile

Casey & Company plane

09-06-2017 01:33 PM by frankpino

I recently purchased a Casey & Company wooden plane. No. 32 with J. Clark...

4 09-09-2017 04:43 PM
View Loren's profile

Why bother making a tool chest...

09-08-2017 03:49 AM by Loren

... when you can buy one for such a bargain?

24 09-09-2017 02:22 PM
View bondogaposis's profile

Combination square adjustement

09-08-2017 04:53 PM by bondogaposis

I have an old Miller Falls combination square that has gotten slightly out of...

5 09-09-2017 01:47 PM
View OleGrump's profile

Which Way Do You Bore?

09-08-2017 04:45 PM by OleGrump

Back when I was in my “tween” years, and spending as much time as...

8 09-08-2017 10:15 PM
View Dan Wolfgang's profile

Pencil marking gauge, or...?

09-07-2017 04:59 PM by Dan Wolfgang

I only have one marking gauge (a wheeled gauge), and I’m sure a few mor...

14 09-08-2017 03:37 AM
View leftcoaster's profile

1/2 Jorgensen pipe clamps

09-07-2017 10:38 AM by leftcoaster

I can find 3/4” but not the 1/2” pipe clamps needed for the John ...

10 09-07-2017 08:20 PM
View richardchaos's profile

Cheap Pipe Clamps and not so SQUARE!

08-27-2017 02:27 PM by richardchaos

I bought some equipment from LOWES last week. Some 3/4 pipe clamps and a Slid...

12 09-07-2017 02:34 PM
View fivecodys's profile

My Stanley no 4 completed

09-04-2017 05:03 PM by fivecodys

This is a Stanley No 4 (type 19 I think) that I paid way too much for in the ...

17 09-05-2017 11:28 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Woodworking Courses Question

09-04-2017 06:01 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, I’m a hobby WW and wanted to ask if people had experience or...

12 09-05-2017 03:32 PM
View Loren's profile

Cool little plane

09-04-2017 04:07 PM by Loren

Browsing ebay I found this little customizedStanley plane. Maybe not very us...

2 09-04-2017 06:18 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Buying Quality Handsaws at Reasonable Cost - where or how?

08-29-2017 06:00 PM by JohnMcClure

I would like to buy a crosscut saw, rip saw, and dovetail/tenon saw. Lie Niel...

24 09-03-2017 02:15 PM
View Conejo's profile

Need advice with Stanley hand plane

08-30-2017 06:44 PM by Conejo

Hello Lumberjocks! I’m new to this forum, though I have been lurking ar...

15 09-01-2017 09:34 PM
View lblankenship's profile

Truing rough lumber with hand plane for table top

08-26-2017 09:41 PM by lblankenship

I am wanting to make a larger sized coffee table and the due to the dimension...

10 08-30-2017 03:36 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

What's up with Lee Valley/Veritas and their lack of PM-V11?

08-30-2017 04:48 AM by ColonelTravis

Ordered a plane in June with a PM-V11 blade. I’ve forgotten how many ti...

6 08-30-2017 03:36 PM
View kwixson's profile

Stanley 358 Miter Box Stop ?

08-27-2017 06:03 PM by kwixson

I got a Stanley 358 mitre box in trade recently and when I looked up the manu...

5 08-28-2017 04:01 AM
View flanierraupe's profile

Frog adjustment problem

08-22-2017 09:05 PM by flanierraupe

I recently bought a vintage Stanley Bailey No. 4 (Type 19 I think, I am new t...

11 08-25-2017 12:54 PM
View BriGuy1983's profile

Please help identify this Grueco Handplane!

08-24-2017 03:56 PM by BriGuy1983

Bought a few hand tools from an elderly widow down the street. Amongst them w...

9 08-24-2017 08:36 PM
View steveinaz's profile

Sharpening Stone Identification

08-20-2017 05:43 PM by steveinaz

I just picked up these two stones at a tag sale. I figured I could bring them...

4 08-24-2017 07:41 PM

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